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    1. May 21, 2015

      Investec eyes global growth in wealth management

      Investec is opening its first Asian office for its wealth and investment business in Hong Kong as part of the bank’s...

    2. May 13, 2015

      Unloved manganese augurs ill for steel outlook

      When BHP Billiton completes the separation of its smaller businesses into a new publicly listed company called South32 on...

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    1. Special Report: FT View

      The capital of the United Kingdom has welcomed migrants since Roman times and now this...
    2. Southern Africa Mining 2012

      The region has not made the most of what should have been a rosy period...
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    1. May 13, 2015

      Mondi: a world of its own

      The sheer volume of deliveries by online retailers such as Amazon should be working wonders for the purveyors of the...

    2. May 12, 2015

      Jacob Zuma: Power failure

      With a characteristic mix of defiance and mirth, Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, has chuckled his way through some...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      May 8, 2015

      South African Defence Force

      South African Police officers and soldiers from the South African Defence Force SADF guard migrants sitting after raiding...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      April 27, 2015

      Keeping the peace

      A police officer searches a man on Monday as South African police officers backed by soldiers of the South African Defence...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      April 23, 2015

      Fighting Xenophobia in Johannesburg

      An anti-xenophobia activist stands chained in front of a banner, as thousands of people get ready to march against the...

    6. April 21, 2015

      Army deployed to quell xenophobic attacks in South Africa

      South Africa said on Tuesday it was deploying the army to hotspots that have been hit by a wave of xenophobic violence to...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      April 21, 2015

      Displaced in South Africa

      The hands of displaced foreign nationals seen as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners in east of...

    8. April 20, 2015

      Zulu king condemns attacks on immigrants in South Africa

      Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday joined calls for an end to attacks against immigrants as South Africa’s leaders...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      April 20, 2015

      Johannesburg refugees

      Mothers and their children wait in line to be give food at a Red Cross refugee camp set up for foreign residents due to...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      April 17, 2015

      Johannesburg violence

      A man picks up metal scraps from a burnt out car outside the Jeppies Hostle, in the Jeppestown area of Johannesburg, on...

    11. April 16, 2015

      Zuma condemns wave of immigrant attacks in South Africa

      A wave of xenophobic violence in the continent’s most developed economy has highlighted social tensions related to...

    12. April 12, 2015

      Monday interview: Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, AngloGold CEO

      Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan had just left the cold store when the meat cleaver was slammed on to his table. It was half past...

    13. April 10, 2015

      The ‘Greenwich Village’ of downtown Johannesburg

      Downtown but different — the new Johannesburg As a New Yorker, Jason Scarpone has a long-held affinity to the cosmopolitan,...

    14. April 9, 2015

      Weak rand fails to ease South African manufacturers’ woes

      At the Multotec factory in the heart of a Johannesburg industrial area, workers carefully mould “screen panels” that help...

    15. April 3, 2015

      Travel updates: Manchester, Tokyo, France, the south Atlantic

      Manchester The Edwin Lutyens-designed Midland Bank building on King Street has been given a new lease of life as a luxury...

    16. February 8, 2015

      André Brink, South African novelist, 1935-2015

      André Brink, the South African author who died at the weekend aged 79, was for five decades at the forefront of literary...

    17. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2015

      International law firms try to crack Kenyan market

      When some of the world’s biggest law firms start circling your borders, you know your country’s on the up and up. Baker &...

    18. January 23, 2015

      Why move to South Africa had ups and downs for lift company boss

      Wherever you’re from, almost every expat conversation about a move to Johannesburg starts with the issue of safety. So, in...

    19. January 20, 2015

      A taste of the Nando's secret sauce

      If anyone else said they wanted to change the way the world thinks about chicken and to “change people’s lives, one chicken...

    20. December 9, 2014

      Worsening electricity crisis adds to South Africa’s economic woes

      Bruno Dimana sits in the dark at the menswear shop he helps manage in a usually bustling district of Johannesburg, and sighs...

    21. November 10, 2014

      Prudential to offload health and protection operation

      Prudential is to dispose of its UK health insurance and protection interest, valuing the business at £620m in a deal that...

    22. beyondbrics

      November 7, 2014

      Nigeria's currency – calm now, devaluation later?

      Source: Thomson Reuters Nigeria’s central bank on Friday tried to drawn a line under the naira – but the market continues to...

    23. November 3, 2014

      Notebook: India is a nation in need of a trade deal with itself

      It was easy to calculate road trip times when we lived in the wide open spaces of southern Africa. The rule of thumb was to...

    24. October 30, 2014

      Political uncertainty worries Zambia investors

      When Michael Sata won Zambia’s elections three years ago, the country’s currency slumped to a one-year low against the...

    25. The World

      October 27, 2014

      Senzo Meyiwa's death adds to South Africa's pain

      Senzo Meyiwa, the captain of South Africa’s national football team, was clearly a popular and talented player whose star was...

    26. October 9, 2014

      Former Xstrata chief made bid for BHP Billiton assets

      Mick Davis, the former head of Xstrata, attempted a dramatic comeback earlier this year, approaching BHP Billiton with an...

    27. October 8, 2014

      Allen & Overy expands into sub-Saharan Africa

      Allen & Overy, the £1bn law firm with headquarters in London, has become the first of the so-called magic circle to...

    28. October 5, 2014

      More African companies seek listings

      South Africa may have lost its title as Africa’s largest economy to west African powerhouse Nigeria, but it outstrips the...

    29. September 28, 2014

      London Stock Exchange to pursue African company listings

      The London Stock Exchange is launching an aggressive attempt to increase the number of listings of African companies in the...

    30. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2014

      Dar es Salaam hopes for flood as restrictions on foreign investment lifted

      Tanzania, the best-performing stock market in Africa so far this year, has lifted restrictions on foreign ownership of...

    31. September 14, 2014

      Ernest Cole: Photographer, Grey Art Gallery, New York – review

      In 1966, the young black photographer Ernest Cole fled South Africa and a year later published “House of Bondage”, a...

    32. September 14, 2014

      Feedback: Liveable cities

      Michael Skapinker’s column last week argued that “liveable cities” such as Melbourne were inferior to London and New York –...

    33. September 5, 2014

      South African political activist who fled to London – and stayed

      Walking through Mill Hill, north London, with softly-spoken South African Paul Joseph is like trailing a celebrity. People...

    34. September 5, 2014

      Diamond companies sparkle amid mining sector gloom

      A diamond’s allure is apparent long before it sparkles in a jeweller’s window. Trade buyers have come from around the world...

    35. July 30, 2014

      Leveraged loans expand in southern Africa

      The leveraged loan industry is looking to tap into the growth potential of sub-Saharan Africa as it prepares the framework...

    36. beyondbrics

      July 14, 2014

      Guest post: Mumbai should host the BRICS bank

      By Manjeet Kripalani, Indian Council on Global Relations When Narendra Modi, prime minister, meets the leaders of the BRICS...

    37. July 7, 2014

      Mastrantonio, Johannesburg

      Where: Illovo Square, 3 Rivonia Road, Illovo, Sandton, WiFi: Yes Plug Sockets: No Price of a Penne Gamberetti: R105...

    38. July 4, 2014

      Five homes perfect for tennis fans

      438 North Faring Road, Los Angeles, California, $45m Where In Holmby Hills, a neighbourhood of west Los Angeles, 20 minutes’...

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